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Mahoning commissioners seeking to help female vets

The Mahoning County commissioners hope to house female veterans in need at the Oakhill Renaissance Center, and they’re reaching out to lawmakers in Columbus for help.


Adi still in custody; Ryan 'cautiously optimistic' about future

The fight for Amer “Al” Adi to stay in the United States is not over, and, for now, he remains in this country.


Brazilians indicted in federal credit card skimming scam in Hubbard

YOUNGSTOWN A federal grand jury indicted two Brazilian nationals after Hubbard police arrested them with two credit-card skimmers, more than 250 counterfeit credit and debit cards and nearly $140,000 in cash.


Trumbull group providing winter coats, more to kids in need

By later today, several hundred families in need will have received badly needed coats, hats, socks and gloves for their children along with book bags and other school supplies – the end of a two-day giveaway.


LeBron, Curry to draft NBA All-Star Game teams

LeBron, Curry to draft NBA All-Star Game teams


House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim


Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pa. warrant

Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pa. warrant


US says Africa important but no Trump apology

US says Africa important but no Trump apology


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UPDATE: Judiciary committee OK should delay Adi deportation

Ryan: Judiciary committee OK should delay Adi deportation


Karl Hoerig's family never gave up hope for Claudia's return

Karl Hoerig's family never gave up hope for Claudia's return


Mahoning County Grand Jury indicts 12

A Mahoning County grand jury Thursday indicted 12 people, including Brandon Jones, 26, of McGuffey Road, Lowellville, on two counts of burglary, two counts of kidnapping, two counts of abduction, criminal damage or endangering and intimidation of a witness.


Family of Ohio man killed by police sues city, officers

Family of Ohio man killed by police sues city, officers


Pa. appeals court upholds conviction in cyanide case

Pa. appeals court upholds conviction in cyanide case


Tax law gives unexpected break to some farmers

Tax law gives unexpected break to some farmers


6-year-old Va. boy killed in sledding accident

6-year-old Va. boy killed in sledding accident


Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse

Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse


White nationalist wants to speak on KSU anniversary

White nationalist wants to speak on KSU anniversary


Fed grand jury indicts Brazilians after arrest at Hubbard bank

Fed grand jury indicts Brazilians after arrest at Hubbard bank


Donofrio in Dem primary for Mahoning County Common Pleas Court

Donofrio in Democratic primary for Mahoning County Common Pleas Court


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Mahoning County seeks funds to help house female vets at Oakhill

County seeks funds to help house female vets at Oakhill


Dem candidate Pillich chooses Marion mayor as running mate

Dem candidate Pillich chooses Marion mayor as running mate


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


State sets new record for business filings in 2017

117,429 new filings in 12 months


ONE Health Ohio joins Health Expo

The free expo takes place March 3 and 4


Pittsburgh, Columbus among finalists for Amazon site

Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters


Craig Beach police chief federally indicted

Soloman faces two counts of receiving and possessing child pornography


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UPDATE | Brother of slain Air Force pilot says family "shocked" at Claudia's return

Claudia Hoerig, the woman indicted in the 2007 shooting death of her husband, Maj. Karl Hoerig, in Newton Falls, is back in the United States and in the Trumbull County jail.


Kennedy Catholic too much for Harding

The Raiders (4-5) trailed the two-time defending PIAA champions by just five, 26-21, at the start of the third quarter.


YSU College Invitational Friday at WATTS

Approximately 50 college track programs will be represented.


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Adi’s fight revealed; family in limbo

Adi sits in a cell in Geauga County jail on a hunger strike, what will happen next to the downtown businessman is unknown.

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Judge Vettori pleads not guilty to federal charges

The Mahoning County judge had been expected to enter into a plea agreement at her arraignment.


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BOYS BASKETBALL Canton Central Catholic 55, Ursuline 45 YOUNGSTOWN Stone Sirpilla led the


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Youngstown council pelted with calls about how city handled plowing

‘This wasn’t our best performance,’ a councilman says.


SPORTS DIGEST || YSU soccer team to host Spring ID Camp

YSU soccer team to host Spring ID Camp YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown State Women’s Soccer Team will


Cavaliers battling annual January cold spell

LeBron James was not in a playful mood following practice.


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MCCTC design, print program gives students competitive edge

The Digital Print and Design program at MCCTC recently received a national accreditation, and its faculty members are certified to teach a two-year PrintED program.


Selah Dessert Theater to present ‘Misery’

Staff report STRUTHERS Selah Dessert Theater will present the psychological thriller “Misery,”


Holocaust play ‘Images” will return to Playhouse

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN “Images: Remembrances of the Holocaust – The Eva Schloss Story,” a play


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Boardman schools to put new, 10-year levy on May ballot

District officials say the state funding formula doesn’t work for Boardman.


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Harlem Globetrotters return to Covelli Centre Hoops, humor and history

El Gato Melendez is well aware of the high profile that comes with playing for the Harlem Globetrotters.


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Third Class can’t hide happiness on new album

Third Class may be evolving as a band, but its music remains


Doctors offer opposite opinions on whether boy’s fracture was child abuse

Two emergency-room doctors gave opposite opinions in court Wednesday on whether the broken arm Michael Tenney’s grandson suffered a year ago when he was 5 was caused by child abuse.


Boardman man accused of raping 12-year-old with special needs

Suspect told police he knew he was arrested ‘for raping that autistic girl’


A man’s 16th OVI offense lands him in treatment program

David Black will spend six months in CCA as part of five years’ probation


Man found not guilty in South Side shooting death

Jurors deliberated over parts of two days


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Fairhaven, Hubbard students share special bond

The Fairhaven Bulldog and the Hubbard Eagle cheered during Wednesday’s basketball game at Fairhaven School in Niles, along with members of Hubbard band members and cheerleaders and band members, who had lunch with Fairhaven students afterward.


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


Kucinich frames his bid for Ohio governor around ‘We the People’

Associated Press COLUMBUS Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich launched his run for governor


Ex-Senate Majority Leader Dole gets Congressional Gold Medal

Associated Press WASHINGTON Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole knew the art of the deal


Suit: Gay couple gets ‘hateful’ fliers instead of wedding programs

Associated Press BOSTON Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg were excited to see the wedding programs


Curry not surprised by Lauer allegations

Curry not surprised by Lauer allegations NEW YORK Former “Today” show anchor Ann Curry said


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Yambar portrait exhibit at Soap Gallery

An exhibition of portraits by Youngstown-based pop artist Chris Yambar


$10,000 endowment to the Youngstown State University Foundation from Alta Behavioral Healthcare

The qualifying applicant will be a parent of a child enrolled in an Alta Head Start program


Holtmann makes history in OSU victory

Chris Holtmann became the first coach in 95 years to win his first seven Big Ten games.


Walmart: Turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Associated Press Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets


Vikings’ newest star has come a long way

The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn’t start with such brilliance.


WTG

Thursday Sports YSU basketball, 7 p.m., Beeghly Center, Youngstown State University;


Sprout Club

Sprout Club When: Today, 1-2 p.m. What: Join the Sprout Club this winter to learn about the


washington ‘Very strong’ Dem sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Associated Press WASHINGTON Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Brooke Kingsley and Daniel Bell, Youngstown, boy, Jan.


Campbell schools to host Math 24 competition

Campbell schools to host Math 24 competition CAMPBELL Campbell Elementary and Middle School will


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Gorant relocates CANFIELD In an effort to change and renew its retail presence in the Youngstown


Science panel backs a lower drunken-driving threshold

Associated Press WASHINGTON Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two


“Grey’s Anatomy” (8 p.m., ABC): Jo finally faces her estranged, abusive husband

“Grey’s Anatomy” (8 p.m., ABC): Jo finally faces her estranged, abusive husband Paul Stadler on the


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK 12 Strong (R) The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan


TV & RADIO

TV & RADIO TODAY 7:30 a.m. (Oly) Figure skating: European championships. Noon (NBCSN) Figure


NIGHTLIFE

Apollo Maennerchor Club, 391 Dock St., Sharon, Pa. Fri: The River Saints, 8 p.m. Barrel Run


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Forecast calls for rock’n’roll weekend

This is a good time to just ignore winter because there is an unusually large list of good rock


Milk may erase powdery mildew fungus

Q. Can I use milk as a fungicide on my cucumbers? Dan from Poland A. Powdery mildew is easy to


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Keep the family active in winter by ... TRACKING WILDLIFE

An interesting and fun family adventure is following the trails of wild animals in the snow. This can be quite easy or it can be deceptive and tricky, depending on two main factors: gait patterns and temperature.


Sharapova advances in Australian Open

Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round with a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win over No. 14-seeded Anastasija Sevastova.


Youngstown officials lobby in Washington, D.C., for a $10.2 million federal grant

The project would reconstruct streets in the city’s economic core


Austintown Junior Women’s League learns about customs

Austintown Junior Women’s League learns about customs

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St. Michael Parish to host annual wine taste

St. Michael Parish to host annual wine taste

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Grafted veggie plants

Grafted veggie plants Grafting is centuries old, but is ever popular in vegetables these days for


Plants for brighter days and cleaner air inside

Plants for brighter days and cleaner air inside Houseplants not only make you feel better, they


Trial rescheduled

Trial rescheduled SEBRING The trial that had been scheduled for Monday in the case of James V.


Steelers decline to renew Haley’s contract

Tension defined the relationship between the OC, Roethlisberger


Keep the door open, America

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons President Trump’s vulgar language and racist views regarding


Progressives fail to understand why we lost trust in government

Opinion: WASHINGTON Is there anything more depressing than a cheerful liberal? The question is prompted by


Adi’s expected deportation shows scope of ICE’s power

Editorial: Youngstown businessman Amer “Al” Adi Othman is reportedly on a hunger strike to protest the decision


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1256.980.74 Aqua America, .71


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Romeo & Juliet,” presented by Crown Theater Productions, at Main Street


Snow, ice, cold grip South; at least 10 dead

Associated Press ATLANTA Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways,


Rival Koreas to form 1st unified Olympic team

Associated Press SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first


YSU Men’s Basketball

Who: YSU (5-14, 3-3 Horizon League) vs. UIC (8-11, 3-3). Tipoff: 7 p.m., today. Where: Beeghly


college football News & notes

NCAA Oregon AD Mullens joins committee Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will become the new


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